Zinedine Zidane has made a sensational return to Real Madrid nine months after leaving the Spanish giant.
Zidane’s return is coming on the heels of the sacking of Santiago Solari on Monday on account of the the reigning European Champion’s poor run including elimination from the Champions League by Ajax.
Zidane who made history wiith Madrid winning the Champions League thrice consequtively has been given a contract until June 2022.
“Real Madrid’s board has decided to terminate Santiago Solari’s contract as coach of the first team,” read an official statement on Monday.
“Real Madrid appreciates the work done by Santiago Solari and the commitment and loyalty he has always shown to this club.
“The board has also agreed to the appointment of Zinedine Zidane as the new coach of Real Madrid with immediate effect for the remainder of the season and the next three, until June 30, 2022.”